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After our interview in Part 1, we go behind the scenes with Grant Legan during a photoshoot.

 

Find out what it took to achieve our Dark and Dramatic image in this behind the scenes episode.

 

Join us for a two-part series where we create animated text and gradients using Photoshop in After Effects! In this first episode, learn how to cut out text from a background, create custom gradients, and export assets with transparency to use in After Effects.

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easy collage diptych effect photoshop
 

Looking for a fun and easy way to display your photos? Try this diptych-style collage! Learn how to create a collage in Photoshop in just 3 simple steps (or download the free PSD template and insert your own photos right away).

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Learn how to flip an image horizontally and vertically in Photoshop.

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Create smooth, vibrant skin tones with natural texture and details with Frequency Separation in Photoshop. Learn how to separate frequencies, edit the details and color independently of one another, and use our Photoshop action to work faster.

Medium   |   6.75 Hours   |   25 Video Tutorials   |   Frequency Separation Action Included

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You are often capturing more information in a photo than you realize; the trick is learning how to find that detail. In this tutorial we go over a very simple solution to bring out detail in the Shadows as well as the Highlights.

remove tourists from a photo photoshop
 

Learn how to remove tourists from your travel photos using the Clone Stamp Tool and Spot Healing Brush in Photoshop.

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We have delivered the most comprehensive and easy-to-follow retouching tutorial ever published. Master blemish removal, dodging and burning, and frequency separation. We’ll also cover how to retouch specific areas like eyes, hair, lips, and mouths.

Medium   |   30.5 Hours   |   30 Video Tutorials

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A professional photographer needs a professional workflow to organize and maintain their photo catalog. In this tutorial, we’ll teach you the foundations for developing a clear and efficient post-production process.

Easy   |   8 Hours   |   10 Video Tutorials

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create a simple title animation in photoshop
 

Learn how to create simple and charming title animations in Photoshop using just letters and icons!

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remove white background in photoshop
 

Learn how to quickly remove a plain white background from an image using the handy Select Subject Tool in Photoshop.

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phlearn animated gradients in photoshop
 

In part two of our Animating Gradients series, we show you how to create a simple and colorful animation in Adobe After Effects.

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Today we take you through the build out and photoshoot from our Island of Morel shoot.

 

One of the keys to great compositing is making clean, accurate selections and masks. Learn to cut out a variety of objects, from people and pets to products and logos. Master the Pen Tool, Lasso Tool, Channels, and more.

Medium   |   6.25 Hours   |   24 Video Tutorials

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In this tutorial, we walk you through how to manually blend exposures using the power and flexibility of Luminosity Masks. You will learn to create selections based on light levels and then use those selections to paint detail back into your photos.

Advanced   |   3.5 Hours   |   10 Video Tutorials   |   Photoshop Actions Included

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move body parts photoshop
 

Learn how to bend and shape body parts with the Puppet Warp Tool in Photoshop.

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We noticed that this image by phamily member Quintino has a cool Light trail that resembles a heart monitor’s pulse. It made us think, how could we add more of these to the image?

 

Learn to realistically cut out and paint hair in Photoshop. Make quick selections using Select Color Range, make advanced selections with Channels, and paint in new, ultra-realistic hair with the Brush Tool.

Medium   |   4.75 Hours   |   18 Video Tutorials   |   10 Photoshop Brushes

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The most in-depth introductory photography course out there! Learn all about lenses and the fundamentals of exposure. See over 20 locations and photoshoots where we fuse techincal theory and practice.

Easy   |   14.75 Hours   |   75 Video Tutorials

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In Part 3, we tag along Chicago Photographer Grant Legan as he takes some awesome portraits.

 

In this behind the scenes video you will learn how to set up lighting for a full length portrait as well as a headshot.

holiday card in photoshop
 

Learn how to create your own holiday cards using a few free stock assets and some easy Photoshop techniques. Or just download the free holiday card template and start plugging in your own photos and message!

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aaron nace photoshop photography mom interview
 

Aaron sits down with his mom to talk a little bit about life, Photoshop, and Photography!

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This shoot was inspired by Rankin’s amazing series of lips holding things like flowers. I have always thought scarab beetles were beautiful and this was the perfect opportunity to feature them in a photo.

 

After Kat is cut out from her Background we then extract her Shadow to make it slightly visible under her. From here you are ready to place your subject on any Background you desire, whether it be a solid Color, another image, or a playing Card.

 

Learn advanced compositing techniques as Photoshop as we show you to transform free stock photos into an epic fantasy landscape!

Advanced   |   5 Hours   |   19 Sample Images

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Jump into the world of photo editing! Learn professional workflow and best-practices for editing within Lightroom and Photoshop.

Easy   |   4 Hours   |   24 Video Tutorials

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What makes a great photo? In this comprehensive series, we take you from beginner to post-processing professional. Learn to make quick, subtle, and basic edits then level-up to making an all-out fully retouched composite.

Medium   |   20.75 Hours   |   62 Video Tutorials

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intro to compositing
 

In this tutorial, we break down the compositing process with techniques for choosing images, making selections, and enhancing light and color. Learn to analyze light, perspective, and camera settings to predict how well photos will blend together.

Easy   |   5.5 Hours   |   22 Video Tutorials

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copy layers photoshop
 

Learn how quickly copy any Layer from one Document to another in Photoshop!

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